Martin Inc. to Acquire Quality Mill Supply Co.


Martin Supply, a subsidiary of Martin Inc., announced today the plan to acquire Quality Mill Supply Co., an Indiana-based industrial distributor providing industrial supplies and services to the Indiana market since 1944.

Quality Mill Supply has five locations throughout Indiana – Bloomington, Ferdinand, Fort Wayne, Franklin, and Muncie.

“We are very excited to have Quality Mill Supply join the Martin team,” said David Ruggles, President of Martin Supply. “Over the last 78 years the Gilbert family has built a thriving company that possesses the type of culture and reputation we look for in a potential acquisition partner. Together, we share a common mission to help companies operate better. We look forward to combining the Martin and Quality Mill teams giving us even more resources to provide world-class services and custom-tailored solutions to our current and future customers.”  

Evan Gilbert, President of Quality Mill Supply Co. is the third generation of Gilberts to run the company and became president in 2014.

“The success of our customers is our top priority and I believe there is no company better suited to carry on this focus than Martin,” said Evan. “I am proud of our company’s legacy and delighted that we will be joining forces with a team whose shared values and culture will ensure a smooth transition for our employees and customers.”

Quality Mill is Martin’s 4th Indiana-based acquisition in the last three years.

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Founded in 1934 and headquartered in Florence, AL, Martin Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of custom-tailored solutions for maintenance, repair, operation, and production supplies (MROP) to the industrial and construction markets. Martin offers a wide variety of products and services in Industrial, Integrated Supply, Fastening and Safety – all uniquely designed to help companies operate better. Martin is a member of Affiliated Distributors, the Industrial Supply Association, the National Fasteners Distributor Association, and the Global Sourcing Alliance, plus a member of Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 List for the past four years. For more information, visit